22 Ben Boyd
22 Ben Boyd
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
High School: C. Milton Wright HS
Position: M
Major: Business Administration
gp 15
p 52
g 39
a 13

2017: Enters his final collegiate campaign with a program record 66 career goals... He is also Tusculum's all-time leader in career points (86), shots (240) and games played (41)... His 20 career assists are second-most in TC history.

2016: Played in all 15 games... Scored 24 goals which were second on the team including a team-best two game-winners coming against Brevard (Mar. 5) and Catawba (Mar. 26)... Scored four goals in back-to-back games against Catawba and Lincoln Memorial (Mar. 30)... Totaled season-high five points against LMU... Tallied three goals in SAC Tournament semifinal against No. 16 Lenoir-Rhyne (Apr. 28)... Finished the season with three assists to finish the year with 27 points.

2015: Tied for third on the team in goal scoring (16) and fourth in total points (25)... Led the team with 91 shots... Started in 12 games... Recorded a point in 12 of his 13 games played including the first eight to start the season... Scored a goal in the last four matches of the year... Scored a season-high three goals each against Lenoir-Rhyne (Feb. 22) and Young Harris (Apr. 25)... Posted a season-best four assists against Ohio Valley (Feb. 28)... Posted a season-high 14 shots against Florida Tech (Feb. 6), including seven on frame... Tallied a season-best six ground balls each against Ohio Valley and North Greenville (Apr. 7)... Finished the season with nine assists, 26 ground balls and caused five turnovers... Named Applebee's Student-Athlete of the Month (Feb. 2015).

2014: The Pioneers leading goal-scorer with 26, while starting in all 13 games... Placed third on the roster with eight assists and first with 34 points... Scored a goal in all but one game in 2014 (vs. Lenoir-Rhyne - Mar. 1)... Scored a season-high five goals in TC's 23-6 home win over Lees-McRae (Feb. 19)... Also tallied two assists in the match... Posted four goals and two assists in home win over Alderson-Broaddus (Apr. 24)... Also caused three turnovers and picked up five groundballs against the Battlers... Scored three goals each against Young Harris (Feb. 22) and Wingate (Apr. 12)... Posted four goals and His 35 groundballs were fourth on the squad.

High School: Graduated from C. Milton Wright HS... Coached by Andrew Gerard... Club Team: Celtic Cross... Coached by Pat Hanley.

Personal: Full name is Benjamin Boyd... Born Apr. 1, 1995 in Baltimore, Md... Son of Kenneth Boyd and Kristen Hartman... Sister - Meghan Boyd... Majoring in business administration... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Favorite book: "The Hungry Caterpillar"; Favorite midnight snack: Fiery Gordita Crunch; Favorite musical artist: Biggie Smalls; Favorite song: "Dead Wrong"; Ben can't go a week without: His razor scooter; Most thrilling moment in sports: Scoring six goals against his hometown rival; Favorite color: Tye Dye; Favorite food: Cookout Tray; Favorite sport other than lacrosse: Laser Tag; Person Ben most admires: Ray Lewis; Toughest opponent Ben has ever played against: Alexander Kleinberg; What people don't know about Ben: He plays the guitar; When he was a kid, Ben tried to be like: Weezy F Baby; When people first meet Ben, they think: This kid is huge.

Recent Games
Apr 1 Queens (N.C.) W, 12-9
Apr 9 at Coker W, 17-7
Apr 15 at Mars Hill W, 12-7
Apr 22 #14 Wingate L, 10-9
Apr 25 Lincoln Memorial W, 11-4
Apr 27 vs. #11 Wingate L, 8-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 8
Points 52 30
Goals 39 22
Assists 13 8
Man-up goals 3 1
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 34 20
Turnovers 20 7
Caused turnovers 5 4
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 103 67
Shooting percentage 37.9 32.8
Shots on goal 62 37
Shots on goal percentage 60.2 55.2
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 5 at #4 Tampa L, 15-8 2 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0-0 5 40.0 3 60.0
Feb 11 Pfeiffer W, 16-6 3 2 5 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 9 33.3 7 77.8
Feb 18 at Shorter W, 23-6 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Feb 25 Walsh W, 13-9 3 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0-0 6 50.0 3 50.0
Mar 4 Brevard W, 12-11 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 2 0-0 7 14.3 2 28.6
Mar 11 Emmanuel (GA) W, 27-4 3 1 4 1 0 4 1 1 0-0 5 60.0 5 100.0
Mar 18 at #12 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 12-11 4 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 12 33.3 8 66.7
Mar 25 Catawba W, 14-8 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 3 33.3 1 33.3
Mar 29 at Lincoln Memorial W, 13-12 4 0 4 1 0 4 0 1 0-0 9 44.4 6 66.7
Apr 1 Queens (N.C.) W, 12-9 3 1 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 7 42.9 4 57.1
Apr 9 at Coker W, 17-7 4 2 6 0 0 5 2 0 0-0 13 30.8 7 53.8
Apr 15 at Mars Hill W, 12-7 4 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 13 30.8 7 53.8
Apr 22 #14 Wingate L, 10-9 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 25 Lincoln Memorial W, 11-4 4 1 5 0 0 2 3 0 0-0 5 80.0 5 100.0
Apr 27 vs. #11 Wingate L, 8-7 2 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 0-0 5 40.0 2 40.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 13 12 26 8 34 2 0 35 28 6 0-0 84 31.0 59 70.2
2014-15 13 12 16 9 25 2 0 26 17 5 0-0 91 17.6 40 44.0
2015-16 15 10 24 3 27 1 1 25 16 6 0-0 65 36.9 46 70.8
2016-17 15 13 39 13 52 3 0 34 20 5 0-0 103 37.9 62 60.2
Total 56 47 105 33 138 8 1 120 81 22 0-0 343 30.6 207 60.3
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 13 39 13 52 3 0 34 20 5 0-0 103 37.9 62 60.2
Conference 8 7 22 8 30 1 0 20 7 4 0-0 67 32.8 37 55.2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 8 7 19 10 29 2 0 17 11 4 0-0 45 42.2 29 64.4
Away 6 5 18 3 21 1 0 14 8 1 0-0 53 34.0 31 58.5
Neutral 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 0-0 5 40.0 2 40.0
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Wins 11 9 30 11 41 3 0 27 14 4 0-0 78 38.5 47 60.3
Losses 4 4 9 2 11 0 0 7 6 1 0-0 25 36.0 15 60.0
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February 4 3 8 3 11 1 0 5 8 0 0-0 21 38.1 13 61.9
March 5 4 13 4 17 2 0 14 3 4 0-0 36 36.1 22 61.1
April 6 6 18 6 24 0 0 15 9 1 0-0 46 39.1 27 58.7